A New Intel® C232 Chipset Powered Motherboard Coming After Christmas
Intel's Xeon E3-1200 series processors were pretty popular since their performance is somewhat close to Core i7 processors, but cost way much less. However, earlier Intel®
has decided to make these new Xeon E3-1200 v5 processors exclusive to Intel®
C232 chipset platforms, meaning that it won't work on your average Z170/H170/B150/H110 chipset motherboards. On the bright side, ASRock will release an Intel®
C232 chipset based motherboard after Christmas to match the CPU with the best value, Intel's E3-1230 v5. A workstation motherboard ASRock E3V5 WS.